Organic crops are tested for pathogens, right? Nope

“Organic royalties generate millions of dollars for certifiers – simply for rubber-stamping large transactions, like a quarter-million 3-pound bags, for example. And these agencies are not about to stand idly by and let another department second-guess the rather lucrative decisions they make on the USDA’s behalf.”

July 18, 2013  /  No Comments ››

Precautionary double standards

“The hard reality is that the green movement does not care about facts, wildlife or humans – and logical consistency is totally alien to them. Advancing environmentalism as the secular religion of urban atheists is all that matters.Green elites “know” what is best for all of humanity.”

June 24, 2013  /  No Comments ››

EPA’s Tier 3 tyranny

“President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency has already promulgated a tsunami of 1,920 regulations, many of which will bring few health or environmental benefits, but will impose high economic and unemployment costs, often to advance the Administration’s decidedly anti-hydrocarbon agenda.”

April 19, 2013  /  1 Comment ››

Helping at-risk populations survive tornadoes

Certainly, homes can be built more cheaply and quickly on a slab – and for a generation now, we have built homes without basements, resulting in homes that have greatly decreased tornado survivability. However, basements can be built almost anywhere, notwithstanding claims that the water table is too high. More basements, storm cellars, and safe rooms simply must be built in more of “tornado country.”

September 12, 2012  /  No Comments ››

54.5 mpg and the law of unintended consequences

“All of us should conserve energy and be responsible stewards of the Earth and its bounties, which God has given us. However, to ignore the unpleasant realities of existing and proposed mileage mandates is unethical, immoral and unjust.”

August 8, 2012  /  No Comments ››

Faulty FDEP science drives unnecessary Florida mercury scare

“Scientific inquiry must be above political pressure and partisan advocacy. Good decisions can arise only if the scientific evidence and knowledge are examined fully, without selective bias.”

June 15, 2012  /  No Comments ››

America’s actual health and welfare crisis

“Implementing EPA’s regulatory agenda will inflict severe economic dislocations and send shock waves through America’s factories, farmlands and families. Far from improving our health and welfare – they will make our economy, unemployment, living standards, health and welfare even worse.”

May 31, 2012  /  No Comments ››